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Nethergate Brewery secures move to Long Melford site

Nethergate Brewery is hoping to increase production and enter the tourism industry after it completed its move to Long Melford this week.

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35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

35% of British workers admit to having got away with a nap at work

Take a look around your office. If a new study is to be believed, 35 per cent of your colleagues have taken a nap on the job and got away with it. And only 12 per cent say they have had been disciplined by their boss for sleeping at work.

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New owners for the Haverhill Echo

The Haverhill Echo is now under the new ownership of Iliffe Media.

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Haverhill company wins four-year Chinese counterfeit battle

Haverhill company wins four-year Chinese counterfeit battle

A thriving Haverhill business is winning its battle against cheaper and illegal counterfeit products being sold on the internet.

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Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

Britain’s most expensive train fare revealed

A train journey spanning barely half the country has been revealed as the country’s most expensive standard class ticket available to passengers.

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Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to defend your right to know

Today is your last chance to stand up and defend a free British press - and your right to know.

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Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Office staff expected to spend over £40,000 on workplace costs

Whether it’s a quick coffee or chipping in for a colleague’s birthday present, office workers can expect to spend over £40,000 in a lifetime on workplace costs.

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Sugar-free drinks as bad as real thing

Sugar-free drinks ‘as bad as real thing’

Drinking Diet Coke won’t stop you getting fat, according to new research.

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URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

URGENT RECALL: Parents urged to stop using range of kids’ beds and cots after baby death

Parents are being urged to stop using a range of cots and children’s beds IMMEDIATELY - which are being linked to the sudden death of a newborn baby.

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The man said Tesco should ban customers who go shopping in their nightwear.

Shopper asks Tesco to ban customers in pyjamas and dressing gowns

A Tesco shopper has called on the supermarket giant to ban customers in sleepwear after posting a picture of two women walking the aisles in their dressing gowns.

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PCC seeks a fairer deal for Suffolk

Suffolk’s Police and Crime Commissioner Tim Passmore has launched a campaign for the county to get a fairer financial settlement.

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Company’s charity quiz night raises vital funds for two good causes

Staff at Glasswells battled it out in the company’s annual quiz night to raise £1,000 to be split between two good causes.

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New hotel open for business in Haverhill

Travelodge has opened its new hotel in Haverhill amid hopes it could lead to a major economic boost for the area.

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Lazy internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

‘Lazy’ internet users losing millions by not switching broadband

Millions of lazy Brits are losing a fortune on broadband bills - because they can’t be bothered to switch providers, a new report reveals.

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Co-op issues nationwide recall of chocolate Santas after tampering incidents in Suffolk

Co-op issues nationwide recall of chocolate Santas after tampering incidents in Suffolk

The Co-op has announced a nationwide recall of 165,000 hollow milk chocolate Santa figures after two alleged tampering incidents.

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Staff don festive jumpers for children’s charity

Staff at west Suffolk based businesses donned their best festive knits in aid of charity.

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The Top TV of 2016

Top 40 highest rated TV shows of 2016

As Gogglebox would say, we’ve watched some great TV over the course of 2016.

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MP officially opens new bistro in Haverhill

Haverhill MP Matthew Hancock officially opened the newest place to dine out in the town, Nine Jars Bistro, last Thursday.

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East Anglia and Diss top UK’s property price growth index for 2016

East Anglia has seen the strongest growth in property prices of any region in the UK, with Diss seeing the largest percentage growth.

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Post Office makes robust contingency vow

Post Office vows minimal disruption for public this Christmas

The Post Office is confident it will be Christmas as usual as strikes called for the 19th and 20th December will be met with robust contingency plans to minimise any festive disruption.

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